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Jan 7, 2013 2:00pm PST
of defense. he has been criticized for opposing israel -- opposing strong action against iran. obama has also nominated john brennan to head the central intelligence agency. we cross over now live to washington. what more can you tell us about obama's pics? -- picks? >> john brennan is truly an insider. he has 25 years of counterintelligence experience. he has been a trusted advisor for the republicans and the democrats. he is very much trusted by obama. it is said that he only needed to raise his hand if he wanted the job, and, apparently, that is what he did. he he supported the so-called enhanced interrogation technique, most commonly known as waterboarding, back under the bush administration am a but that should not keep him from being nominated -- bush administration thomas but that should not keep him from being -- back under the bush administration. that should not keep him from being confirmed. he is a real vietnam veteran, chuck hagel. that is not what is controversial about him. he is a very outspoken politician. he was a republican senator, but it is the republicans who do not like
Jan 11, 2013 2:00pm PST
with his afghanistan counterpart, president obama says they will take a support role in afghanistan this spring. >> it is election time in germany and the chancellor's competition's popularity plunges. captioned by the national captioning institute >> hollande has announced the french troops have gone on an intervention in mali. this came a request for help out to the west african's country's president. >> they're continuing their drive southward. they already control two-thirds of the former french colony. >> they are on advance. they are now threatening to take this out as well. they are reported to have overrun the strategically important town in central mali. the army has so far been unable to recapture it. as the year grew that they could establish a safe haven for as long as the militants, there was growing pressure for assistance and now france has started military operations. >> french army forces gave their support this afternoon to units in mali to fight against terrorist elements. >> so far, the german government is holding back. >> a military solution
Jan 6, 2013 2:30pm PST
his holiday in hawaii, obama will face another problem. in march, congress must raise the debt limit and agree on spending cuts. >> north korean leader kim jong delivered a surprising message, promising plenty of change for 2013. in the televised speech, he vowed to turn around the country's floundering economy. and he called for an end to the long running feud with south korea. , this year, the entire korean nation should join the nature attic -- this year, the entire korean nation should join the patriotic effort to end the division of the country. it is important to remove confrontation between north and south. , it was the first new year's address by a north korean leader in -- it was the first new year's address by a north korean leader in 19 years. the international response was skeptical. germany says that north korea needs to match its words with actions. >> in ivory coast, new year's celebrations ended in tragedy. at least 60 people were killed and 200 injured during a stampede as crowds left fireworks display in the country's largest city of abidjan. many of the victims wer
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